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Sawa Takigawa May Be In The Danger Of Becoming The New Megumi Asano

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I was watching Kamen Rider Build and I'm already having my concerns early on. Sure, I like the dark atmosphere after spending some time in a lighter atmosphere since Kamen Rider Den-O (and they were good in their on way) but I do have my concern. It's the character Sawa Takigawa. She's a freelance journalist. Just in episode three, she's showing signs that she could mutate into this character...

That would be Megumi Asano from Kamen Rider Ryuki. I remembered how I could have liked Ryuki, it had potential to be a good Kamen Rider series but executives and probably some whiny parents caused it to die out. She first appeared in episode 30 of Ryuki where I believe executives forced Toshiki Inoue to write her in to "lessen the tragedy". While she's attractive but she ends up as a waste of space. She doesn't serve as the "necessary conflict "either unlike how Inoue was once allowed to write characters like Hojo Toru in Agito or Masato Kusaka in F…

What Kamen Rider Build Episode 3 Could Be Telling Me To Expect In Later Episodes

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Okay I'm not so sure if I could keep up doing Kamen Rider Build episode reviews or if I should wait until the plot moves a little more forward before I do PLOT updates. Writing the weekly Kyuranger episode review has been easier IMO. I probably still feel bad I didn't attempt to do episode reviews of several Heisei era Riders. Anyway here's an interesting catch on what I could expect.

We get to see a preview of the three districts of Japan and how they operate. Things haven't been the same since the Skywall incident. We get to see these three faces who are trying to cope up (or not) with the Skywall incident. I don't have very good vibes with these guys. I suspect they could be part of the whole mess.

We have an idea how Faust operates. It's somewhat similar to how Shocker and Gorgom operate with blackmailing people into doing their bidding. Night Rogue looks really evil and gives me the chills. The new organization known as Faust is blackmailing people. Ryuga…

So A Prosecutor Meets A Psychic Ex-Journalist?

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I'm thinking about watching "While You Were Sleeping" which will feature Lee Jong Suk as an attorney who seems cold who runs into an ex-journalist who can see unfortunate events. I don't know is it me or or is Suzy's resemblance to the Japanese seiyu (voice actor/actress) Maaya Uchida being used for this scenario.


What interests me more if Suzy's character as an ex-journalist named Nam Hong-Joo. She can foresee unfortunate events in her dreams. The lawyer Jung Jae-Chan tries to stop these unfortunate events from happening whenever she sees them. I wonder how these two will fall in love.

Right now, I think Suzy is more than ready to take on more mature roles. I could still remember her being a badass warrior in Kang Chi. I even think she could have made a Korean version of Hiroyo Hakase should there be a Korean version of Akibaranger (which isn't likely).

The series will be aired on SBS on September 27, 2017 at a 10:00 P.M. timeslot. It will air at both W…

What I'm Expecting From Kamen Rider Build After Episode Two

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I don't know if I should even do an episode review for Kamen Rider Build. Granted, I told you my knowledge in Kamen Rider is even more limited EXCEPT for the Heisei era which is Kuuga up to present. 
The show itself suggests there are going to be a couple of mysteries to solve. Okay, it's obvious that our hero has been experimented on and he doesn't have his memories. I don't think everything can be revealed in due time. There may twists and turns similar to Kamen Rider Agito.

There's going to be more serious moments from what I see. I hope the show doesn't face any circumstance that would force it to switch moods like Ohranger. It's like Ohranger had so much potential in the first few episodes but it went down the drain due to real life affairs. I want to have the whole Smash backstory explored. 
It would be interesting to see more backstory behind both our hero Sento and Ryuga. I'm also expectign Ryuga would become a Kamen Rider given what happened i…

I'm Probably Rewatching Some Of These Last Decade Korean TV Series While Watching Kamen Rider Build And Kyuranger

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I've been doing some Toku rewatches last decade. I may have even regret trying to leave Tokusatsu and now I'm also regretting trying to leave Korean series. I mean, why choose one over the other when I can enjoy the best of both J-Pop and K-Pop? I thought about it that while I'm watching both Build and Kyuranger (I could lessen my Toku viewing for now) I would probably marathon these ones but please don't expect episode reviews from me on these shows. 
I thought about why I didn't like Korean series (at first) was because of this fact: Autumn in My Heart was too sad a series. I still can't forget the stupidity that I cried over the scene where Song Hye Kyo's character died without putting into mind she's a girl I'll never have. Anyway, I could give it a rewatch if need be but not while I'm on an emotional rollercoaster.
I admit when it comes to action scenes I usually prefer Chinese over Japanese and Korean but it doesn't mean I can't e…

Kamen Rider Injustice: Kuroto Dan's Character Decay As Shin Kuroto Dan

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Kamen Rider EX-AID is over and while I thought the series was entertaining, I tend to still find some minor issues in just everything. I know, I tend to CinemaSins things that much but I like giving it a shot every now and then. I mean, no matter how you like a series but I tend to always have something negative to say even for series that I speak highly about.


I thought about how Kuroto Dan's character decay. Yes, I still thought about how he was a real troll during the first half of the show. He's done much to the show such as the creation of the Kamen Rider Chronicle, he's making everyone's lives miserable. He had 23 episodes of sheer terror as a psychotic guy so I thought he should have either stayed dead or return as a more malevolent life form after he became a Bugster. I mean, make him a dangerous virus that would be a threat to everyone including his own father.


The arrival of his father Masamume Dan/Kamen Rider Cronus was a good one but writers didn't have…

My First Impression On Kamen Rider Build

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I haven't seen the Kamen Rider EX-AID post-movie sequels yet but I'll give my thoughts on Kamen Rider Build. Okay, he looks like a modified version of Kamen Rider W (suit-wise) except he doesn't have the two-in-one hero motif like the former. So what's next?
The story has the Pandora's Box's power getting released. I wonder how stupid are people to have loose security during the time the box was brought from Mars anyway? The nation of Japan is now split into three countries. Hokuto is on the north focused on social welfare, Seito is in the west pursuing economic recovery and Touto adheres to traditional pacifism. The Sky Wall incident caused this division and other countries want to take advantage of it. 
Is it me or are we getting vibes of Kamen Rider Agito here? The main hero Sento Kiryu has lost his memories for the past ten years. He's a genius physicist but he doesn't even have any memory of who he is. I think Toei wants to repeat some parts of Ka…